Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


In the land of nod, J Alfred Prufrock watched the women come and go, talking of Michelangelo; in her sleep, Olga Konstantinovna Chekhova dreamed of a world of peace, freedom and gylany after Nazism was defeated in which men and women would be equals and where none would be persecuted because they had a different race, creed, colour and there would be an end to sleazy producers and directors and their casting couches; in his dream, Holly Martins was chasing shadows through a fairground and then an eternal maze of sewers, reaching for his old friend Harry Lime who was running a network in Vienna last thing Martins had heard; and Vlado Chernozemsky ran through every detail of the Big Blow Up and the elimination of Prince Alexander, reiterating for the hundredth time the exact sequence of events he had planned and which the Americans had arranged to cover with a News Cameraman: Major Martins said that though there would be no sound recorded, some kind of Foley Artist could add everything, traffic, cheering – and booing – and the Big Boom when the Stink Bomb exploded and the footage would be shown in every cinema in America, probably even in Gary, Indiana, and all his emigrated friends and family would cheer at the mention of his name, and if everything went well with the escape plan, maybe he and Olga would even be there by the time it was shown, and in sleep, he smiled.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, December 10, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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